LGBTQ Democrats of NC cordially invites you to attend our 2019 State Convention, to be held Saturday, October 5th at the Ramada by Wyndham Raleigh Hotel. The $45 per person registration includes admission to the Governor’s Reception Friday Night at the Governor’s Mansion, Friday Evening Social at the Hotel, Saturday Breakfast, and the Convention from 9am to 1pm.
In addition to the standard business of elections and consideration of resolutions, Featured Speakers will include Rep. Deb Butler (D-New Hanover), NC House Democratic Minority Whip and one of our Out Representatives in the General Assembly who has received national attention for her protest to Speaker Moore’s unethical decision to call for a veto override on September 11th.
In order to attend, you must be a member of LGBTQ Democrats of NC, either as a member of of an Active Chapter, or as an at-large member (only for those who are residents of a county without an active chapter. To join or renew your membership, please use the following links:
- LGBTQ Democrats of Mecklenburg County
- LGBTQ Democrats of Wake County
- LGBTQ Democrats of NC (At-large and all other chapters)
Attendees may register for the convention either online through Eventbrite or by completing the manual form contained in the Call To Convention. Manual registrations should be made no later than September 20th and sent to the Treasurer as directed on the form. Online registrations will be accepted through September 23rd.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Ramada by Wyndham Raleigh Hotel, the location of all Convention events except for the Governor’s Reception. The group rate is $71.20 per night plus taxes. Reservations must be made directly with the hotel by calling 919-832-4100. Tell the clerk you are making reservations for “LGBTQ Democrats of NC State Convention” or code “LGBTQD19”. The rate is not available online or through Ramada’s nationwide reservations number. The room block is available through September 20th. After that, rates are based on availablility, so book your room ASAP!
Google Maps Link: Ramada Raleigh, 1520 Blue Ridge Rd. Raleigh NC 27607
Agenda in Brief
Registration/Check-in Available Friday, October 4th from 3:00 to 5:00pm and again from 8:00 to 8:30pm at the hotel.
Registration/Check-in for those attending Saturday only will be Saturday morning (October 5th) from 7:30 to 8:45am also at the hotel.
Our thanks to LGBTQ Democrats of Wake County for staffing the registration!
at the Executive Mansion